1. patronizing

adjective. ['ˈpeɪtrəˌnaɪzɪŋ'] (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension.


  • patronising
  • condescending
  • arch


  • worst
  • low
  • subordinate
  • follower

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Rhymes with Patronizing

  • abusing
  • accusing
  • advising
  • aggrandizing
  • aggrandizing
  • agonizing
  • alphabetizing
  • amazing
  • amortizing
  • amusing
  • analyzing
  • antagonizing
  • apologizing
  • appeasing
  • appetizing
  • appraising
  • arising
  • arousing
  • authorizing
  • boozing

Sentences with patronizing

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
When customers trust you, they are likely to continue patronizing your business over the long term.

Quotes about patronizing

1. He has such a patronizing tone and manner, and such a sarcastic sense of humor. I found him rather brutal, a kind of elegant brutality which appealed. No, I think he came pretty much off the page.
- Jeremy Northam

2. Love is not patronizing and charity isn't about pity, it is about love. Charity and love are the same -- with charity you give love, so don't just give money but reach out your hand instead.
- Mother Teresa